Joy SpearChief-Morris

Athlete | Writer | Advocate

Photo by Howard Adams/Life 2 Photography

The life of an Indigenous Black Canadian track athlete doing what it takes to chase my dreams while finding my passion along the way. I am a dream chaser and a journey maker. This is my journey to the Tokyo Olympic Games as a 100m hurdler. Follow along for my adventures along the way!

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June 3, 2020

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April 27, 2020

The world changed suddenly and faster than any of us imagined. What were my main concerns merely days before instantly became virtually nonexistent. My last graduate classes this year were not meant to be held by Zoom conference calls with me sitting in sweatpants on m...

March 9, 2020

Those who know me more personally, know that speaking about Indigenous issues is something that I am rather passionate about, so much so that I am currently writing a Master's thesis on the role of land claim dispute settlements and whether they lead to reconciliation...

April 18, 2018

Hello fellow blog readers! It's okay, you can be honest, I know you've missed me and my updates. A lot has been going on in the last month, or the last few months! I have been coming back from a fairly serious back injury from back in February that left me of the track...

January 1, 2018

Another year has come and gone (when I write that all I hear is Dumbledore's voice in my head saying that phrase in the Philosopher's Stone...I know I know... #nerdalert #nerdandproud), and with it we take some time to reflect on the year that has passed and what it is...

December 4, 2017

Today's blog post is not exactly a blog post per say but more of a post to provide some information about my new fundraising campaign! If you follow me on social media, you would know that I have decided to start a GoFundMe page to help raise support for some of the ex...

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Who Am I?

I am an Indigenous Black Canadian 100m hurdler chasing down my dream of competing at the Tokyo Olympic Games and writing of my passions along the way. Welcome to my journey...

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